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Sarcopenia in daily practice: assessment and management

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BACKGROUND: Sarcopenia is increasingly recognized as a correlate of ageing and is associated with increased likelihood of adverse outcomes including falls, fractures, frailty and mortality. Several tools have been recommended to assess muscle mass, muscle strength and physical performance in clinical trials...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12877-016-0349-4

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Beaudart, C More by this author
McCloskey, E More by this author
Bruyère, O More by this author
Rolland, Y More by this author
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European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis More from this funder
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Geriatrics Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
170
Pages:
1-10
Publication date:
2016-10-05
Acceptance date:
2016-09-29
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ISSN:
1471-2318
Pubs id:
pubs:653453
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uri:7a24c41d-10c1-4550-a87f-d6ba8af88a42
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uuid:7a24c41d-10c1-4550-a87f-d6ba8af88a42
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pubs:653453
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English
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